Robert Holmes career as one of the world’s most successful and prolific travel photographers has extended over 30 years. He was the first photographer to be twice honored by the Society of American Travel Writers with their Travel Photographer of the Year Award and he received the award for the third time in 2010.
PUBLISHED IN: He has worked for National Geographic, Geo, Saveur, Wine Spectator, Life, Time and hundreds of other major magazines and international companies. His stock catalog of over half-a-million images is represented for licensing by National Geographic Image Collection, Corbis and Getty.
His assignments have taken him from coverage of the 1975 British Everest Expedition for the London Daily Mail and Paris Match to searching for snow leopards in the remote valleys of western Nepal for National Geographic Magazine, trekking into the rain forests of Borneo with Penan tribesmen for Islands Magazine and crossing the Great Indian Desert on camel for Departures.
SPECIALTIES: His passion for food and wine has lead to extensive work in those industries including the illustration of 9 books on wine and 5 cookbooks. More recently Bob has added film production to his talents.
BOOKS: Bob has illustrated over 40 books and he has regularly been one of the elite group of the world’s 100 best photojournalists invited to participate in the acclaimed “Day in the Life” series.
AWARDS: Photographer of the Year SATW 1990, 1992, 2010. Communication Arts award. Lowell Thomas Award 1998.